The table below looks at the statistics for Debian skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Debian over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Debian Linux
Rank 192 215 209
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -6
Contract jobs citing Debian 7 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.028% 0.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.53% 0.13% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 9
Average daily rate
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£390 £450 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £450 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Operating Systems Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1331 1584 1527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.56% 21.85% 19.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 972 1056 1018
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £202 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 80 85
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% +5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £123.00 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

Debian
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Debian across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Debian Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Debian
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Debian across the City of London region.

Debian Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Debian
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Debian across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Debian Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Debian
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Debian across the City of London region.

Debian Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Debian
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Debian also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Debian.

1 10 (66.67%) Linux
2 9 (60.00%) MySQL
3 8 (53.33%) Replication
4 7 (46.67%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (40.00%) Migration
5 6 (40.00%) UNIX
5 6 (40.00%) SQL
6 5 (33.33%) Python
6 5 (33.33%) Ubuntu
6 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (26.67%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
8 3 (20.00%) C
8 3 (20.00%) C++
8 3 (20.00%) Percona
8 3 (20.00%) DevOps
8 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
8 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (20.00%) CentOS
8 3 (20.00%) Software Architecture
8 3 (20.00%) High Availability
9 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
9 2 (13.33%) OAuth
9 2 (13.33%) OpenStack
9 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
9 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
9 2 (13.33%) Open Source
9 2 (13.33%) CouchDB
9 2 (13.33%) Git (software)

Debian
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Debian also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Debian. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
1 1 (6.67%) SMTP
1 1 (6.67%) DHCP
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
1 1 (6.67%) LDAP
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (6.67%) VLAN
1 1 (6.67%) IMAP
1 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
1 1 (6.67%) MRTG
1 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (6.67%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) MySQL
2 4 (26.67%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (13.33%) CouchDB
4 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (6.67%) Redis
4 1 (6.67%) Big Data
4 1 (6.67%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.67%) JIRA
3 1 (6.67%) DbUnit
3 1 (6.67%) PHPUnit
3 1 (6.67%) Behat
General
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) DBA
1 7 (46.67%) MySQL DBA
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C++ Developer
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) OAuth
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) JSP
2 1 (6.67%) Servlets
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) Symfony
2 1 (6.67%) Zend Framework
2 1 (6.67%) GWT
2 1 (6.67%) Spring
2 1 (6.67%) LAMP
2 1 (6.67%) Yii
2 1 (6.67%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Replication
2 2 (13.33%) Open Source
2 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) UNIX
3 5 (33.33%) Ubuntu
4 3 (20.00%) CentOS
5 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (6.67%) Solaris
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (40.00%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) DevOps
3 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (20.00%) Software Architecture
3 3 (20.00%) High Availability
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) TDD
4 2 (13.33%) Resource Management
5 1 (6.67%) OOD
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) OOP
5 1 (6.67%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (6.67%) OO
5 1 (6.67%) Release Management
5 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Web Development
5 1 (6.67%) Refactoring
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) Python
3 3 (20.00%) C
3 3 (20.00%) C++
4 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (13.33%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) Perl
4 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (6.67%) PHP
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) Korn
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) NFS
1 1 (6.67%) Squid
1 1 (6.67%) Sendmail
1 1 (6.67%) XenServer
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.67%) Dovecot
1 1 (6.67%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Nagios
2 1 (6.67%) Cacti
2 1 (6.67%) Capistrano
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) RANCID
2 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.67%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
2 3 (20.00%) Percona
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Dell
4 1 (6.67%) Zend
4 1 (6.67%) Atlassian
4 1 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Google